Reviews: clear goal of AMG pilot Maro Engel: "Win as many races as possible"

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with a blow of absolute top favorite: 24h spa winner Raffaele Marciello At the ADAC GT Masters at the Nürburgring with Mercedes-AMG performance driver Maro Engel, an absolute top-class player as a teammate on the Landgraf Mercedes #48.

and Engel, which has recently become fourth with the long-distance classic in Spa, has high goals. The German speaks to 'Motorsport-Total.com' of wanting to win "as many races as possible" and to stand on the podium as often as possible and score "to give Lello and the boys the best possible championship opportunities."

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"I'm looking forward to it," says Engel with a view to the operation in the German GT championship at the Nürburgring. "This is something nice and certainly a very good driver.

Engel and Marciello already know themselves "good"

Engel and Marciello. For years, the two have been part of the Mercedes-AMG factory squad and among the fastest GT3 pilots. Most of the time, however, they were placed on different vehicles in the large GT3 races.

"We gained the 10h race in Suzuka together in 2018, a year later we became second in Suzuka," AMG factory driver Engel looks back on the few joint missions with his colleague Marciello. At that time, angels and Marciello drove together for the group team, with which angels are driving in the DTM this year.

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Both drivers have so far been on the same vehicle in three races of the Intercontinental GT Challenge: In addition to the 10h of Suzuka 2018 (with Tristan Vautier) and 2019 (with Maximilian Buhk), this was also at the 9h of Kyalami 2019 (also with Buhk ) the case.

Angel does not contest a complete remaining season with Landgrave

, however, there is a drop of bitterness: Engel will not be available for the entire rest of the season in the ADAC GT Masters, if only because of the appointment collision between the ADAC GT Masters am Sachsenring and the DTM in Spielberg in September . "Stand now I can only drive at the Nürburgring and in Hockenheim," reveals Engel.

Anyone who will be Marcielle teammate on the Lausitzring and on the Sachsenring is currently still in the stars. In any case, Engel is looking forward to a few free weekends in midsummer. He too is one of the busy drivers in GT3 racing and is "actually traveling a lot at the moment."

He is therefore looking forward to "having a little vacation after this weekend and spending time with the family. That will also be nice." Before that, however, Marciello is to be brought to a top starting position in the title fight. After three out of seven racing weekends, he is fifth in the championship.

Marcielle behind the leaders Jusuf Owega, Christian Engelhart and Ayhanancan Güven are currently twelve points. On a race day in the ADAC GT Masters, up to 28 points can be fetched: 25 for victory and three for pole position.

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